capital punishment

Arkansas

Arkansas Sidesteps Legal Wrangling, Executes First in List of Inmates

Despite legal moves to prevent the carrying out of a series of executions, the state…

Arkansas

Clock Stopped for Execution of 2 Arkansas Men Due to Legal Challenges

Arkansas’ plans to execute two of seven death row inmates on Thursday got tripped up by…

Rep. Maxine Waters, and Bill O'Reilly

In Brief: Rep. Waters Says O’Reilly Should ‘Go to Jail,’ ‘Mr. Warmth’ Don Rickles, Dies

Rep. Maxine Waters: Bill O’Reilly ‘Needs to Go to Jail’ California Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters…

Study Estimates 4% of Death Row Inmates Should Be Exonerated

One Out of Every 25 Death Row Inmates Innocent

Study shows that 4% of death row inmates are innocent.  A new study published in…

Why Whites Support Capital Punishment

Why Whites Support the Death Penalty More than Blacks Do

White America's support of the death penalty is largely rooted in a fear of Black…

A Call to Community:Why We Cannot Wait for the Next Troy Davis

September 21st marks the one year anniversary of the execution of Troy Anthony Davis by…

Abdul Akwal and the Injustice of the Death Penalty

Abdul Awkal  was granted a two-week stay of execution yesterday, the day he was scheduled…